Odyssey Revision 2

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Odyssey Quizzes & Trivia

Second revision quiz for GCSE classical civilisation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What animal does Circe turn Odysseus' men into?
    • A. 

      Cats

    • B. 

      Pigs

    • C. 

      Donkeys

    • D. 

      Dogs

    • E. 

      Elephants

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the man who dies when he falls off Circe's roof?
  • 3. 
    Who tells Calypso to release Odysseus?
  • 4. 
    Who gives Odysseus the bag of the wind?
  • 5. 
    Which of these does Calypso not do to help Odysseus leave her island?
    • A. 

      Provide a fair wind

    • B. 

      Give him food and water

    • C. 

      Provide him with a sword

    • D. 

      Show him where to find wood to build a raft

    • E. 

      Give him tools to make a raft

  • 6. 
    To whom do the Cattle belond that Odysseus' men eat?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Athene

    • C. 

      Poseidon

    • D. 

      Ino

    • E. 

      Hyperion

  • 7. 
    What does Ino give to Odysseus to protect him in the sea?
    • A. 

      A veil

    • B. 

      A sword

    • C. 

      Fresh water

    • D. 

      A helmet

    • E. 

      A shield

  • 8. 
    What does Aeolus say when Odysseus and his men return to his island after wasting the bag with the wind?
    • A. 

      "Here's another bag of wind"

    • B. 

      "The god's have cursed you"

    • C. 

      "Your crew are trustworthy men"

    • D. 

      "Get off this island"

    • E. 

      "Stay and rest here a while"

  • 9. 
    What is the effect of the Lotus plant on Odysseus' men?
    • A. 

      It makes them stronger

    • B. 

      It makes them weaker

    • C. 

      It makes them fall in love

    • D. 

      It makes them fly

    • E. 

      It makes them want to stay on the island

  • 10. 
    What is Odysseus' father called?